Monday, December 10, 2012
The Snippery on Washington Street in Braintree is hosting a fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 15.
UPDATE: Additional ways to contribute to Kyah's cause include: Attn: Kyahs Heart Fund Cape Cod Five 514 Station Ave South Yarmouth, MA 02664 and at: http://www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/Kyah-s-Heart-Fund/36354 ***** ***** ***** Kyah DeSimone, a 13-year-old from Cape Cod and a patient at Children's Hospital Boston, needs a heart transplant. This Saturday, a hometown hair salon – The Snippery on Washington Street in Braintree – will pitch in by throwing a fundraiser with proceeds to benefit Kyah and her family. Kyah's mom Danielle grew up in Braintree and graduated from BHS in 1999. She is close with Gina Pagnotta, owner of the The Snippery, and often stays over Pagnotta's home in Braintree with her 6-year-old son Jaedan to …
Friday, June 1, 2012
Ken Dyer aka “Bald Kenny” raised more than $8K For Cancer Care at Children’s Hospital just days before the 2012 “Buzz Off” at Gillette Stadium.
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Friday, June 1, 2012
Liberty Bay Credit Union CEO Ken Dyer is losing his hair over One Mission’s “Buzz Off” taking place at Gillette Stadium this Sunday, literally. With a longstanding history of supporting charitable organizations in the Greater Boston community, “Bald Kenny” has upped the anti for the 2012 One Mission “Buzz Off," raising more than $8,000 to support cancer care at Children’s Hospital heading into the final week of donations. Dyer currently holds third place in a pool of more than 400 fundraisers, including official “Buzz Off” spokesman and New Patriots Tight End Rob Gronkowski. Founded in 2009 by Ari and Ashley Haseotes, One Mission’s “Buzz Off” is dedicated to funding research to help children and their families cope with pediatric cancer. …
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
The Holmes family, originally of Milton and now of Braintree, has been giving back to cancer and other charities for decades.
Jay Holmes can't walk into his son Anthony's house in Braintree without his grandson giving him something – Band-Aids, gum, even a smoke detector. From this, and Anthony Jr.'s excitement over getting his head shaved at Gillette Stadium for an upcoming Children's Hospital fundraiser, the grandfather of six knows that the Holmes family has sprouted another bighearted generation. "It's not what you take from this world, it's what you give back," Jay Holmes said in a recent interview with his son and grandson, who will be four years old at the end of this month. "I tried to instill that in my kids, but they already had it." All three generations of Holmes men are shaving their heads on June 3 for the Kids Cancer Buzz-Off, an event to raise …